23 days in Tanzania Itinerary

23 days in Tanzania Itinerary

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23 days in Tanzania Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
+3
bus + train + Fly + taxi:  9​h 45​min
1
Moshi
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Kilimanjaro National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
3
Tarangire National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Ngorongoro Conservation Area
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Serengeti National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Arusha
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
7
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
8
Pemba Island
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
9
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + train + bus:  10​h 30​min
End: Abu Dhabi

3
nights
Moshi

Situated in the foothills of Mount Kilimanjaro, the sleepy town of Moshi provides tourist with a safe and pleasant place to stay in while touring the region or braving Africa's highest mountain.
Moshi is known for wildlife, nature, parks, trails, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Kikuletwa Hotsprings, trek along Origin Trails, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Moshi trip builder site .

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Moshi is an approximately 10-hour combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to Moshi is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Kilimanjaro National Park.

Things to do in Moshi

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Climbing Tours
Safaris
Kikuletwa Hotsprings ©
Kikuletwa Hotsprings

2
nights
Kilimanjaro National Park

Kilimanjaro National Park
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Kilimanjaro. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Mount Kibo.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kilimanjaro National Park trip itinerary tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Moshi to Kilimanjaro National Park. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Tarangire National Park.

Things to do in Kilimanjaro National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kilimanjaro
Mount Kibo
Mount Kibo

1
night
Tarangire National Park

Tarangire National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tarangire National Park.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Tarangire National Park trip maker site .

You can fly from Kilimanjaro National Park to Tarangire National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. July in Tarangire National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can go by car to Ngorongoro Conservation Area.

Things to do in Tarangire National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Tarangire National Park ©
Tarangire National Park

1
night
Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Ngorongoro Conservation Area ©
You can discover Tanzania's varied plant and animal life on a tour of Ngorongoro Conservation Area, a World Heritage Site known for its massive volcanic caldera.
On the 1st (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Ngorongoro Crater.

For more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Ngorongoro Conservation Area online day trip planner .

You can drive from Tarangire National Park to Ngorongoro Conservation Area in 5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Serengeti National Park.

Things to do in Ngorongoro Conservation Area

Parks Nature
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Ngorongoro Crater ©
Ngorongoro Crater

3
nights
Serengeti National Park

Serengeti National Park ©
Few adventures in the world invoke such vivid natural imagery as a trip to Serengeti National Park, a World Heritage Site known for its diverse animal life and memorable scenery.
Spend the 3rd (Sat) exploring nature at Seronera. Spend the 2nd (Fri) exploring nature at Serengeti National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Serengeti Hippo Pool and soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Serengeti National Park trip maker app .

You can drive from Ngorongoro Conservation Area to Serengeti National Park in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Arusha.

Things to do in Serengeti National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Serengeti National Park ©
Serengeti National Park
Seronera ©
Seronera
Serengeti Hippo Pool ©
Serengeti Hippo Pool

3
nights
Arusha

Nestled in the verdant foothills of Mount Meru, Arusha remains the primary gateway and jump-off point for safaris into several national parks.
Make the 5th (Mon) a memorable day with a climbing tour. Spend the 7th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Cultural Heritage Centre, stop by Shanga & Shanga Foundation, and head outdoors with Kili Dreamers.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Arusha journey maker website .

Traveling by flight from Serengeti National Park to Arusha takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, daily temperatures in Arusha can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Nungwi.

Things to do in Arusha

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Climbing Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Cultural Heritage Centre ©
Cultural Heritage Centre

1
night
Nungwi, Zanzibar Island

Nungwi ©
Renowned for its sandy coast lined with mangroves and palm trees, Nungwi offers visitors a variety of restaurants, bars, and accommodations.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Nungwi Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nungwi route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Arusha to Nungwi in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Arusha in August, expect Nungwi to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Pemba Island.

Things to do in Nungwi

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Nungwi Beach ©
Nungwi Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Pemba Island

Pemba Island ©
Pemba Island is known for nature, beaches, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Pemba Island, kick back and relax at Vumawimbi Beach, delve into the distant past at Mkama Ndume Ruins at Pujini village., and stroll through Misali island.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Pemba Island tour planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Nungwi to Pemba Island takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Nungwi in August, plan for slightly colder days in Pemba Island, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zanzibar City.

Things to do in Pemba Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Pemba Island ©
Pemba Island
Misali island ©
Misali island
Pemba Flying Fox Forest ©
Pemba Flying Fox Forest

5
nights
Zanzibar City, Zanzibar Island

Zanzibar City ©
Discover a myriad of attractions in Zanzibar City, like its World Heritage-listed historic core, charming beach villages, and the modern neighborhood of Ng'ambo.
Step out of Zanzibar City with an excursion to Paje Beach in Paje--about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Prison Island - Changuu Private Island, look for gifts at The Coins Shop, admire the striking features of House of Wonders (Beit-el-Ajaib), and get to know the fascinating history of Stone Town.

Planning Zanzibar City trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pemba Island to Zanzibar City in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Pemba Island in August: highs in Zanzibar City hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Zanzibar City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Zanzibar Island, Paje Beach
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Cheetah's Rock ©
Cheetah's Rock
Forodhani Park ©
Forodhani Park

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